Director Jay Roach (The Campaign, Austin Powers) is trying to rope two of the busiest actors in the world for his buddy comedy El Presidente. The film is about a Secret Service agent guarding the worst president ever. Roach plans to offer the agent role to Tom Cruise and the president role to Robert Downey Jr. Both actors are coming off of hits, with Cruise's Mission: Impossible 4 and Downey has that one comic book movie out right now. [Vulture]
Warner Bros. has dropped the Sandra Bullock-George Clooney sci-fi 3D movie Gravity to 2013 and bumped up Rueben Fleischer's crime drama Gangster Squad up to Sept. 7.
A new four minute extended clip from Sacha Baron Cohen's The Dictator hit the Web today. The film arrives in theaters this Wednesday.
He's directed biopics about Howard Hughes, kinda-sorta one about Georges Melies and is working on one about Frank Sinatra. Now Martin Scorsese is teaming with Lord Richard Attenborough and Anthony Haas to produce a film called Silver Ghost, a biopic about how Charles Rolls and Henry Royce partnered to create the car company Rolls Royce. [Variety]
Might there be a secret cameo in Prometheus? Ridley Scott recently said, "I think you might not even argue it's a prequel because it moves so far away from the original." If you don't want to know, don't click the link because there will be spoilers on the page that comes up. [CraveOnline]
Speaking of Prometheus, here is yet another clip from the film. This time, the crew prepares for landing. Prometheus arrives in theaters June 8.
Taylor Lautner is looking to restart that leading man action career that Abduction so swiftly put a damper on. Lautner will play a bike messenger in New York City who happens to be in debt to some very bad guys. One day, he crashes into a sexy stranger who seduces him into her bed and together they embark on a non-stop thrill ride that is parkour. It kind of sounds like this August's Premium Rush starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, but with that Ong-Bak guy Tony Jaa as the lead. [The Playlist]
Mountain Dew announced a tie-in marketing campaign with The Dark Knight Rises, which includes the release of a new, limited edition flavor, Mountain Dew Dark Berry. Check out what else they have planned. [SuperHeroHype]
Another Men in Black 3 featurette has arrived, this time detailing the design of the set, props and the look of the film. Men in Black 3D arrives in theaters May 25.
Earlier this morning we live-streamed the world premiere of Snow White and the Huntsman, from London. Check out some of the pics from the premiere below. From top to bottom, left to right, Kristen Stewart, Charlize Theron, Chris Hemsworth, Sam Claflin, Nick Frost, Ray Winstone and Ian McShane and finally the trio of KStew, Thor and Charlize. Click on the images for larger versions.
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Channing Tatum is in talks for Roland Emmerich's White House Down. The film is described as Die Hard in a White House. Yippie-kai-yay! [Variety]
Finally, Usher doesn't have time for your SNL closing line Will Ferrell...
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What happened to Kristen Stewart and Charlize Theron's dresses? Did the salons go up in flames and they had to leave the house in their underwear?? Shame on them, they are role models for thousands if not millions of young girls and THIS is how they dress? Shame on them. Whatever happened to being classy instead of trashy?
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"I am serious... and don't call me Shirley."
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"Benjamin, have you ever been severely beaten about the face & neck?"
"Just keep swimming, swimming, swimming."
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